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Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

Weather gods shine on charity beach fishing competition

Saturday, 12 January 2019 – Angling by Observer Reporter Pictured are some of the winners, Keith Skipper, Steve Chadwick, Haydn Cole, Franco Attanasio, Andy Young, Mark Bennett and John O’Connor one of the organisers. (Pic. Peter Kraus) Click to buy photos from our newspaper ➔ Printed and digital download photos available The 17th Wales Air Ambulance Open Beach Fishing Competition, …

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Conwy net anglers fear planned salmon bylaws will end 200-year tradition

With the summer tide ebbing on the Conwy , a rowing boat takes up a central position on the river, a 100-yard nylon net strung across the water to the shoreline. When Thomas Jones starts rowing, he follows a semi-circular path so that the boat makes land some 70 or 80 yards upriver. Still holding the other end of the …

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Ancient fishing rights mean you can fish like a Welsh king

If you have ever wanted to fish like a king some ancient fishing rights are going up for sale. Rights to fish the River Severn near Newport that date back to the sixth century are coming up for sale at auction on Thursday. The Free Fishery of the Severn, which dates back to the ancient Welsh kings of Glamorgan and …

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